SAVE THE DATE – CSPCP’s Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference 2020

The 2020 Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference will be held in Hamilton, Ontario.

Pre-conference workshop(s): Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Regular conference program: Thursday, May 28 through Saturday, May 30, 2020

The Conference Committee is working on the program, using input from conference evaluations and guidance and from Hamilton representatives. The Committee will announce the keynote speakers and invited workshop presenters in the fall.

There will be many opportunities for CSPCP members to contribute to the program including:

  • A call to CSPCP members to submit proposals for interactive workshops
  • A call for abstracts for poster presentations. Authors of top-scoring abstracts will be invited to give short oral presentations
  • A call to Residents for presentations and/or posters regarding their scholarly projects


The timing and deadlines for the calls will be announced in the fall.

ONLINE STUDY MODULES FROM CSPCP (ONGOING)

Now you can learn anytime, anywhere, and claim self-study CME credits! Sign up for interactive online study courses from the CSPCP. Members get a discount 😊.

The courses are intended for physicians studying for the subspecialty exam and for anyone looking for CME self-study opportunities.

Topics: Heart Failure, COPD, Complex Symptoms (13 Topics) and Pediatric Palliative Care (10 Topics).

Information/Pricing/Registration: https://www.cspcp.ca/courses
Sample screen shots: https://tinyurl.com/cspcp-pepc

Results of the CSPCP Board of Directors Election and Appointment of Officers


Back row (L-R): Anne Boyle, Charlie Chen, Lawrence Lee, Amit Arya, Subhra Mohapatra
Front row (L-R): Stephen Singh, Ebru Kaya, Leonie Herx, Anna Voeuk, David Henderson

Board Election and Appointment of Officers

Seven Directors at Large were elected for a two-year term at the CSPCP AGM on Friday, May 24, 2019:

Dr. Amit Arya
Dr. Anne Boyle (re-elected, newly appointed as President-Elect)
Dr. Charlie Chen
Dr. David Henderson (re-elected)
Dr. Ebru Kaya (re-elected, newly appointed as Treasurer)
Dr. Lawrence Lee
Dr. Stephen Singh (re-elected)

Terms are continuing for:
Dr. Leonie Herx (President)
Dr. Subhra Mohapatra
Dr. Anna Voeuk (newly appointed as Secretary)

Thank you to everyone who ran for the Board and congratulations to those were elected or re-elected. Special thanks to the outgoing Board members Dr. Stephanie Connidis, Dr. Pippa Hawley and Dr. Bruno Gagnon for their service to the CSPCP.

Executive Committee & Staff


Kim Taylor (Executive Director), Anne Boyle (President-Elect), Leonie Herx (President), Ebru Kaya (Treasurer, Anna Voeuk (Secretary), Michelle Veer (Administrative Assistant)